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Subject svn commit: r1588315 - /accumulo/site/trunk/content/release_notes/1.6.0.mdtext
Date Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:41:35 GMT
Author: kturner
Date: Thu Apr 17 17:41:34 2014
New Revision: 1588315

ACCUMULO-2396 added ACCUMULO-2388 to release notes


Modified: accumulo/site/trunk/content/release_notes/1.6.0.mdtext
--- accumulo/site/trunk/content/release_notes/1.6.0.mdtext (original)
+++ accumulo/site/trunk/content/release_notes/1.6.0.mdtext Thu Apr 17 17:41:34 2014
@@ -132,6 +132,8 @@ Be aware that you will need a C++ compil
 ## Known Issues
+### Slower writes than previous Accumulo versions
 When using Accumulo 1.6 and Hadoop 2, Accumulo will call hsync() on HDFS.
 Calling hsync improves durability by ensuring data is on disk (where other older 
 Hadoop versions might lose data in the face of power failure); however, calling
@@ -145,6 +147,17 @@ mutation queues.
 For more information, see [ACCUMULO-1950][ACCUMULO-1950] and [this comment][ACCUMULO-1905-comment].
+Another possible cause of slower writes is the change in write ahead log replication 
+between 1.4 and 1.5.  Accumulo 1.4. defaulted to two loggers servers.  Accumulo 1.5 and 1.6
+write ahead logs in HDFS and default to using three datanodes.  
+### BatchWriter hold time error
+If a `BatchWriter` fails with `MutationsRejectedException` and the  message contains
+`"# server errors 1"` then it may be [ACCUMULO-2388][ACCUMULO-2388].  To confirm this look
in the tablet server logs 
+for `org.apache.accumulo.tserver.HoldTimeoutException` around the time the `BatchWriter`
+If this is happening often a possible work around is to set `general.rpc.timeout` to `240s`.
 ### Other known issues
  * [ACCUMULO-1507][ACCUMULO-1507] Dynamic Classloader still can't keep proper track of jars
@@ -270,6 +283,7 @@ and, in HDFS High-Availability instances
 [ACCUMULO-2262]: "Include
in process startup"
 [ACCUMULO-2334]: "Lacking fallback when
 [ACCUMULO-2360]: "Need a way to configure
TNonblockingServer.maxReadBufferBytes to prevent OOMs"
 [ACCUMULO-2408]: "metadata table not
assigned after root table is loaded"
 [ACCUMULO-2441]: "Document internal state
stored in RFile names"
 [ACCUMULO-2495]: "OOM exception didn't
bring down tserver"

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